The Flower family were settled at Durrow in county Kilkenny by the end of the 17th century. Henry Flower was created Viscount Ashbrook in 1751. Edward and John Synan held part of the townland of Carrickittle, parish of Kilteely, barony of Smallcounty, county Limerick from Viscount Ashbrook at the time of Griffith's Valuation. However the main estates of the Flower family were in counties Kilkenny, King's County (Offaly) and Queen's County (Laois) where the 6th Viscount owned 7190, 7476 and 4515 acres respectively in the 1870s. His county Limerick estate amounted to 334 acres.
No houses were found for this estate
Contemporary printed sources
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 146
- HUSSEY DE BURGH, U. H. ''The Landowners of Ireland. An alphabetical list of the owners of estates of 500 acres or £500 valuation and upwards in Ireland''. Dublin: Hodges, Foster and Figgis, 1878. [available online at www.askaboutireland.ie] : 12
- BATEMAN, John. ''The great landowners of Great Britain and Ireland''. London: Harrison, 1883. : 15